NASA and NOAA FY13 Funding

U.S. House Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Hearing

REMARKS BY:
Frank Slazer, Vice President, Space Systems
March 22, 2012

AIA Supports Cantwell-Graham Amendment

Mar. 15, 2012

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Maryland and Virginia exported $1.6 billion in aerospace and defense products in 2010

Mar. 05, 2012

When President Barack Obama slid into the cockpit of a new Boeing 787 Dreamliner in Seattle last month, thousands of aerospace workers felt immense pride at the national spotlight on the industry’s contributions to the nation’s bottom line.

And those contributions are substantial. According to the Aerospace Industries Association’s year-end statistics, the aerospace industry exported more than $85 billion last year. That powerful economic performance produced a positive trade balance of $55.8 billion – the largest of any American business sector. It’s the export of aircraft like the Dreamliner, as well as other cutting-edge U.S. aerospace…